December 8, 2016
Glen Oaks Community College will hold a special “Day of Celebration” on Wednesday, Dec. 14. Following the 8 a.m. Board of Trustee’s meeting, there will be a reception honoring retiring board members Dave Allen and Jim Moshier. At 11 a.m. there will be a groundbreaking ceremony and reception for the new student housing project in ... Read Full Article >>
December 8, 2016
Four graphic design students in the advanced Career and Technical Education (CTE) Graphic Design cohort and a panel of three outside judges participated in a branding and advertising design review in late November at Glen Oaks Community College. The basis of the review was a fictitious company developed by each student with their corresponding logo ... Read Full Article >>
November 30, 2016
The Glen Oaks Community College Board of Trustees voted at a special meeting Wednesday afternoon to approve a $5,327,359 bid submitted by Frederick Construction, Inc. to construct a new student resident hall on the college’s campus. This bid includes all the desired alternative options including scheduled completion of the project by August 4, 2017.
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November 11, 2016
by Dr. David Devier
Glen Oaks Community College President
Michigan student loan debt is a serious problem facing college students, whether they are graduates or not; however, the other big concern is related to thousands of former Michigan students who have college work but no credentials, i.e., certificates or degrees to show for their efforts.
Taking this situation ... Read Full Article >>
November 7, 2016
When the Glen Oaks Viking Men’s basketball team takes the court this Saturday in its home opener, the team will play on the newly refurbished – “Ken Schuler Court.”
The hardwood gym floor was restored over the past summer to a shiny, smooth and colorful gloss thanks to a donation in the name of a Glen ... Read Full Article >>
November 7, 2016
Jeff Gatton (center), president of Horizon Bank in Three Rivers, presented a check for $2,500 to the Glen Oaks Community College Foundation on Monday, Nov. 7. Also pictured from left are GOCC Foundation Director Pam Hughes and GOCC President, Dr. David Devier. “We are pleased to be able to support the community, said Gatton, “along ... Read Full Article >>
October 14, 2016
An economic impact study conducted for Glen Oaks Community College indicates that the college, its students, and regional alumni added $119.3 million in income to the local economy in 2015-16, approximately equal to four percent of the region’s total GRP.
Conducted by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI), of Moscow, Idaho, the study reports, “The value of ... Read Full Article >>
October 12, 2016
The Glen Oaks Community College Board of Trustees voted at this morning’s board meeting to approve the USDA loan resolution on a $6.5 million campus housing project.
The college will be the first Michigan community college to use a low-cost (2.38 percent) USDA Rural Development federal 30-year loan to finance the housing project. In addition, Glen ... Read Full Article >>
October 3, 2016
Area high school students, parents and members of the community are invited to visit Glen Oaks Community College on Tuesday, Oct. 11th for the 26th annual St. Joseph County College Night. Representatives from over 50 colleges and military organizations will to be on hand to meet prospective students and share information on their institutions. The ... Read Full Article >>
September 20, 2016
The Glen Oaks Community College Foundation is busy planning for the Second Annual Gala “Diamonds, Donors and Dollars for Scholars,” to be held on Friday, Oct 7 at 6 p.m. on the concourse at the college.
The public is invited to join alumni and friends of the college to this extravaganza. “Last year the event raised ... Read Full Article >>